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Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 6, Episode 3, History
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directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; produced by Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 6, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 56 mins
In this episode, artists Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley and Marina Abramovic play with historical events, explore and expose commonly held assumptions about historic 'truth' and create narratives based on personal experiences.
directed by Charles Atlas, 1958-; produced by Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 6, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 56 mins
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Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7, Episode 4, Fiction
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directed by Susan Sollins, 1939-2014; produced by Eve Laure Moros, fl. 1991, Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 55 mins
What makes a compelling story? How do artists disrupt everyday reality in the service of revealing subtler truths? This episode features artists who explore the virtues of ambiguity, mix genres, and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning.
directed by Susan Sollins, 1939-2014; produced by Eve Laure Moros, fl. 1991, Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 55 mins
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Barcelona
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directed by Annie Breit; produced by France 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2006), 27 mins
Within its walls Barcelona encloses architectural treasurers of which the greatest curiosity is the Church of the Sagrada Familia.
directed by Annie Breit; produced by France 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2006), 27 mins
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Between Dreams and History: The Making of Shimon Attie's Public Art Projects
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directed by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014; produced by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014, Independent Documentary Group (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1999), 37 mins
Between Dreams and History is a film profiling American artist, Shimon Attie, as he creates his first work of public art in the United States after six years of artistic success in Europe. His major theme: how to make human memory visible in the present. To achieve this goal, Attie interviews today's residents...
directed by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014; produced by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014, Independent Documentary Group (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1999), 37 mins
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Cast
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directed by Peter Dockley, 1949-; produced by Peter Theobald, fl. 1971 and Rodney Wilson, 1964-, Arts Council of Great Britain and Intergalactic Films (England: Arts Council England, 1971), 13 mins
This video shows Environmental theatre, Peter Dockley’s big sculptures. Using animation techniques and a heat source, the objects and figures appear to spontaneously melt, against a background of electronic sound effects.
directed by Peter Dockley, 1949-; produced by Peter Theobald, fl. 1971 and Rodney Wilson, 1964-, Arts Council of Great Britain and Intergalactic Films (England: Arts Council England, 1971), 13 mins
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Design, Design: Understanding The Principles
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produced by James Strzelinski, in Design (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2007), 21 mins
Featuring a professor and students from Parsons School of Design, this program describes how elements of design (color, size, texture, line, and shape) are combined to achieve design principles such as unity, dominance, contrast, and rhythm. Examples from fields such as architecture, fashion, interior design, thea...
produced by James Strzelinski, in Design (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2007), 21 mins
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Discovering Harvard's Hidden Treasures
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presented by David Gura, fl. 2010; produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
June 24 -- This spring two rare prints were reported missing from the Boston Public Library. A Rembrandt and an engraving from the sixteenth century valued at more than $600,000. They turned up after an exhaustive search eight weeks later just eighty feet from where they were supposed to be. But not before the hea...
presented by David Gura, fl. 2010; produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
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The Ensorcery of James Ensor
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directed by Arnaud de Mezamat, fl. 1996 and Nora Philippe, 1982- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2010), 1 hour
James Ensor is an unclassifiable artist in the 19th and 20th centuries who developed an avant-garde art where colours and patterns unmask the carnival of our world. The film's visual approach is meant as a faithful tribute to the fantastic painting universe of James Ensor. The shadow of the painter still haunts th...
directed by Arnaud de Mezamat, fl. 1996 and Nora Philippe, 1982- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2010), 1 hour
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Glories of Islamic Art, 2, Two Islamic Regimes in Cairo
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directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
Cairo displays the glories of two of the great Islamic regimes - the Shi'ite Fatimids who swept in from the North African desert, and the Mamluks, slave soldiers who overthrew their masters to set up their own Sunni dynasty. Both have left behind impressive evidence of their strength. The program introduces a colo...
directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
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Glories of Islamic Art, 3, Ottomans and Their Capital Istanbul
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directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
The Ottomans continued the theme of borrowing from, or adapting the work of their Byzantine predecessors. The two dominating buildings of historic Istanbul are the Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. The latter is a converted Christian cathedral, still containing the images of Jesus and Mary alongside the motifs of the...
directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
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